January 17, 2009

"GATEWAY TO THE SOUTH"

Patty Loveless

This week on A Prairie Home Companion we're live from the Palace Theater in Louisville, Kentucky. With special guests, honky tonk angel and 65th member of the Grand Ole Opry; Patty Loveless, and genre-defying Kentucky singer-songwriter Brigid Kaelin. Also with us, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon.


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Patty Loveless

Garrison Keillor

"Whiskey in the Faucet" An original song by Brigid Kaelin.

Sue Scott

Friday Night preview

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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - Tishomingo Blues/ Louisvlle (Trouble in Mind)
    • 00:03:30 - GK opens, talks about the upcoming inauguration, Obama's daughters
    • 00:06:41 - Open script
    • 00:10:30 - "Blue Moon of Kentucky" - GK, Pat, band
    • 00:12:39 - "My Old Kentucky Home" - GK, band, audience
    • 00:15:15 - "Pilot" - GK and band (download mp3)
    • 00:18:13 - Ruth Harrison script
    • 00:26:20 - "The Slugger" - Andy Stein and band
    • 00:28:16 - Powdermilk Biscuit Break
  • Segment 2
    • 00:31:00 - GK talks with Brigid Kaelin
    • 00:31:26 - "Whiskey in the Faucet" - Brigid Kaelin band
    • 00:34:41 - GK talks about bourbon
    • 00:35:36 - "One More Last Kiss" - Brigid Kaelin band
    • 00:39:14 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:55:14 - GK intros Patty Loveless
    • 00:56:00 - "Why Baby Why" - Patty Loveless Band
    • 00:58:25 - GK talks with Patty Loveless
    • 00:59:27 - "Crazy Arms" - Patty Loveless Band
    • 01:03:39 - Intermission (Shine)
  • Segment 3
    • 01:07:35 - Greetings
    • 01:09:09 - "Remember Me" - GK/ band
    • 01:13:02 - GK talks about the basketball rivalry, Louisville
    • 01:18:35 - GK talks with Louisville Slugger CEO John Hillerich
    • 01:21:13 - "Over The Rainbow" - Brigid Kaelin and Richard Dworsky
    • 01:23:00 - "Future Mr. Used to Be" - Brigid Kaelin Band
    • 01:27:20 - "Lazy Ohio" - Pat Donohue and Shoe Band
    • 01:29:30 - GK talks about the Palace Theater
  • Segment 4
    • 01:29:55 - The News from Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:44:30 - "Cold Cold Heart" - Patty Loveless Band
    • 01:48:04 - GK talks about Patty's great review in The New York Times, intros her band
    • 01:49:00 - "Sleepless Nights" - Patty Loveless Band
    • 01:53:12 - Credits, Fred Newman SFX, "Kentucky" verse, St. Anne's Reel

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